Nursing: Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner (M.S.)
WHY GET A MASTER’S IN NURSING: PSYCHIATRIC-MENTAL HEALTH NURSE PRACTITIONER?
The master of science in nursing: psychiatric mental health nurse practitioner degree will prepare the experienced registered nurse (RN) with the knowledge, skills and competencies to assess, diagnose and manage mental health care patients across the lifespan. Foundational core coursework to prepare the advanced practice nurse is completed prior to transitioning into specialty content. Successful completion of this program will prepare graduates for meeting the mental health care needs of patients in numerous treatment settings.
WHY CHOOSE UNH’S UNH’S GRADUATE NURSING PROGRAM?
This online master’s program with both full- and part-time options combines the convenience of online learning with the engagement of dedicated, expert faculty. Courses are competency based, and are founded on evidence-based approaches to care management and learning strategies with a commitment to student success and continuous quality improvement embedded within the process. The program features both synchronous and asynchronous coursework, simulation, on-campus and virtual intensives, and clinical immersion experiences that reinforce didactic content and afford the student the opportunity to transition to an active member of a collaborative mental health care team. Upon successful program completion, graduates will be eligible to sit for the ANCC board certification exam for Psychiatric-Mental Health Nurse Practitioner Across the Lifespan (PMHNP-BC).
- College health
- Community mental health
- Consultation liaison
- Correctional facilities
- Extended care facilities
- Inpatient mental health care
- Integrated behavioral health
- Private practice
- Substance use disorder treatment
- Telehealth services